• Montezuma Peak


    National Memorial Arizona

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  • Visitor Center in Temporary Trailer in Parking Lot

    While the visitor center building is under renovation this fall, visit our temporary offices in the parking lot. Information and select bookstore items are available daily, 8 am - 4 pm.

Your Safety

Illegal activity warning sign

Illegal Activity Warning Sign

NPS Photo by Mark Wozniak

What Can You Do?
Be Aware, Be Safe

Remember that cell phone service is usually out of range within Memorial boundaries

Know where you are at all times, follow good safety procedures and use common sense when making decisions

Do not pick-up hitch hikers

Keep valuables, including spare change, out of sight and lock your vehicle

Avoid traveling on well-used but unofficial "trails"

Avoid hiking in areas of major border activity

People in distress may ask for food, water or other assistance. It is recommended that you do not make contact. Report the location of the distressed people to the visitor center, other park staff, or the Border Patrol

Report ANY suspicious behavior to park staff or Border Patrol. Please do not contact suspicious persons, contact a Ranger for assistance

Did You Know?

Montezuma Canyon in the snow, Coronado National Memorial

Coronado was searching for the ‘Seven Cities of Cibola’ when he began is expedition in 1540. What does Cibola mean? It is most likely a Spanish corruption of (She Wo No)- Land of the Zuni.